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Summer Vacation Ideas On A Budget

Summer vacation time is here and generally, that makes the wallet cringe. With the economy still on the slow rise people are traveling more, but are being a little more cautious. If you are in this situation, but want to …

Google Gets Awesome New Street View Imagery From National Parks Google Gets Awesome New Street View Imagery From National Parks

Google’s Street View team has been working with the U.S. National Parks Service and Parks Canada to get new imagery on Google Maps for a plethora of interesting locations in the two countries. So far, Google has utilized its Street …

Statue of Liberty Reopens Amid Government Shutdown Statue of Liberty Reopens Amid Government Shutdown
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A vast number of federal sectors were effected by the partial federal government shutdown. But, what most people weren’t aware of prior to the shutdown was that it would cause a ripple effect that would merge into other areas. The …

Gov’t Shutdown: Nat’l Parks Reopen, NIH in Peril, Wars, Foreign Aid Continue Gov’t Shutdown: Nat’l Parks Reopen, NIH in Peril, Wars, Foreign Aid Continue

In the ongoing government shutdown soap opera, WWE style pre-determined battle lines have been drawn. Conservative Republicans are pretending to stand on “principle” in the hopes that gullible America will be impressed by their theatrics and reward them with re-election. …

Statue of Liberty Reopens Despite Government Shutdown Statue of Liberty Reopens Despite Government Shutdown

The government shutdown has been hard on the National Parks Service. Many of its parks shut down earlier in October due to lack of funding from the federal government. In some cases, park closure meant a huge hit to state …

Government Shutdown: States Fight to Re-Open Parks Government Shutdown: States Fight to Re-Open Parks

One of the major and very visible effects of the government shutdown of last week has been the closing of national parks. Well, not everyone is taking it lying down. Despite the order from the National Park Service (NPS) to …

WWII Vets Memorial: Veterans Force Their Way In WWII Vets Memorial: Veterans Force Their Way In

A group of World War II veterans refused to let today’s government shutdown prevent them from entering the WWII memorial site this morning. As much of the country is certainly aware of already, as of midnight on September 30, the …